No Bake Granola Bars: An Easy Back to School Snack
These easy no bake granola bars made with peanut butter, honey and M&Ms are a great homemade after school treat for kids.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Refrigerate 3 hours
Servings 10 bars
- 1/2 cup honey
- 8 Tbs salted butter
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup peanut butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 2 1/2 to 3 cups quick oats
- 1/2 cup M&Ms
In a saucepan combine honey, butter, and brown sugar. Melt butter and bring mixture to a rolling boil. Let it boil for 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the mixture from the heat and add peanut butter and then vanilla, stirring until the peanut butter is melted and the mixture is smooth.
Stir in the oats and mix until evenly coated.
Press the mixture into an 8x8 pan lined with parchment paper and press down gently, sprinkle the M&Ms over the top and then continue to press down until firm.
Refrigerate for at least 3 hours but overnight is better.
Store leftover bars in an airtight container in the fridge.
Serving: 1bar | Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 307IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg